Neuromodulation promising for complex brain disorders: review

The treatment provides a fresh approach for patients with limited treatment options but bigger trials are needed, researchers say

Neuromodulation is having positive results in treatment of certain complex or challenging neuropsychiatric conditions, according to the first systematic review of its kind.

Canadian researchers have found that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in particular appears effective in treating functional motor symptoms among patients with functional neurological disorder (FND) or somatic symptom disorder (SSD).

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